This last weekend in March promises great activities to enjoy in Richmond Virginia and most are in close proximity of our Historic Richmond Inns.
Thursday, March 25, the Firehouse Theatre Project presents “Epiphany50 – One for the Road” a one man show written and performed by Bill Patton. On Saturday, March 27, attend the 2010 Fire Ball, food, drink, raffle, auction to support the Firehouse Theatre. Attire is theatrical black-tie, tickets $65 per person.
Sportsbackers hosts the 11th Annual Ukrop’s Monument Avenue 10k, with its unique contests on Saturday March 27. The run takes participants up and down Monument Avenue, one of America’s most beautiful boulevards and named to the National register of Historic Places. The morning is slated to be cool – perfect running weather and this forecast for sun is the first time for sunny weather since 2007! Since somewhere around 37,000 participants have registered, registration is now closed, but there are plenty of opportunities to cheer the participants on, listen to the bands along the route, check out the Party Stops along the way, and take part in the festival in Monroe Park afterwards.
The 2010 Downtown Loft Tour is sxheduled on March 27 between 10 Am and 5 Pm. Sponsored by Venture Richmond, this is the opportunity to meet the owners, hear their stories, and tour their spaces. Seeing is believing downtown’s lofty lifestyle.
Friday March 26 hosts the Fourth Friday Art Walk with new exhibits at Art Works, 320 Hull Street, and Reception at Russell Projects at Plant Zero Studio 44.
Of course, “Wicked: The Untold Story of the Witches of Oz” continues until Sunday March 28 at Richmond’s Landmark Theater, ending its 19 day run here in Richmond.
The Richmond Ballet performs the two three-piece programs they will take to New York City’s Joyce Theater in April this Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday and then again on Tuesday March 30 through Thursday April 1.
Lisa Lampanelli, the Queen of Mean, appears Saturday at the Carpenter Theatre at CenterStage. And, assorted live music options are also available at Richmond’s many venues. Many accessible by riding the free big green bus to the bottom and back!
Weekends are lively, upbeat, and fun in Richmond Virginia and a bed and breakfast stay is bound to create one-of-a-kind memories.